USCB Scholarships for Transfer Students

The University of South Carolina Beaufort offers scholarships and awards to full-time transfer students toward the completion of their undergraduate degree. Scholarships are renewable, based on good academic standing. Students may be eligible for need-based aid in addition to the awards listed below.

The scholarships below are available to new transfer students.

Transfer Student Achievement Scholarship
Outstanding transfer students with high academic achievement and significant extracurricular records with at least 45 transferable semester hours may be eligible for this scholarship. Award amounts vary. To be considered students must be admitted as a full-time and have a cumulative collegiate GPA of at least 3.30.

  • $1,000 annual award
  • Up to 5 awards based on highest GPAs
  • Renewable

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship 
For transfer students who have earned 60 semester hours at the time of application, maintained a minimum 3.50 cumulative transfer GPA, and are current members of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society of the Two-Year College (PTK).

  • $1,000 annual award
  • Up to 5 awards based on highest GPAs
  • Must be a current Phi Theta Kappa member
  • Renewable

Scholarship Requirements  

Scholarship Deadlines

  • Applications will be reviewed on December 1st, March 1st and May 31st.            

Scholarship Renewal Terms
Transfer scholarships offered by the Office of Admissions are renewable for four (4) consecutive semesters (two years) of undergraduate coursework or receipt of a bachelor's degree (whichever occurs first). All scholarships require that students meet the following renewal criteria:

  • Maintain a minimum cumulative USCB GPA of 3.0
  • Enroll as a full-time undergraduate student (minimum twelve (12) USCB credit hours per semester) in each term that scholarship funds are received. Funds are disbursed in the fall and spring semesters only.

For more information, please contact:

USCB Office of Admissions
One University Blvd. 
Bluffton, SC 29945 
(843) 208-8118